Archive for February, 2008

That’s not IT

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Today I am celebrating. This was my first day of paid work* that was not something to do with Information Technology.

Introducing “Social Business”

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

“I’m just a guy who lends tiny little money to poor women” With these words, Muhammad Yunus responded to his introduction and started his lecture today.


Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Just received this certificate in the post:

Digital Speech Standard

Friday, February 8th, 2008

I just opened the CD that I got from Schumacher College — they give a CD instead of lots of paper notes — and there are audio recordings of all our lectures.

Ugali and cabbage

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

I cooked Ugali yesterday. Solidarity with my Kenyan friends. Mr Kioko has had some property destroyed but, to the best of my knowledge, most of my friends are safe. Let it stay that way. Ugali is a staple foodstuff in the part of Kenya I was in, it is made of maize-meal and water. The […]

Homework and contrails

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

I’m trying to remember how it all started now. I think it was Sociocybernetics… No! It was something from one of Alan’s comments here!

Last day of term

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

It was snowy this morning and the ground and grass was crunchy underfoot while I was working in the garden with my team; we were sawing firewood.